The City of Mobile has received the Notice of Award for RESTORE funding from the US Department of Treasury to move forward with design and construction on the next phases of the Three Mile Creek Greenway Trail. The long-awaited Notice of Award allows the Program and Project Management Department to proceed with steps necessary for construction on the next segment and begin construction drawings for two additional phases that will extend the current trail to a total length of approximately three miles. The next construction phase will extend the existing trail west, to the University of South Alabama Medical Center….
For over 35-years, citizens, non-profits and government agencies have been envisioning a pedestrian and biking trail along Mobile’s Three Mile Creek. In 2015, the City of Mobile endorsed a vision of the Greenway Trail in Map for Mobile (the City’s Comprehensive Plan) and in the Three Mile Creek Watershed Management Plan. Since that time, the City has been working hard to bring that vision to reality. The City has organized an implementation plan, secured funding from multiple sources, and begun design and construction of the greenway in phases. So far, a small section of the envisioned greenway has been completed….